understandable

[ uhn-der-stan-duh-buhl ]
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adjective
  1. capable of being understood; comprehensible.

Origin of understandable

1
First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English: originally, “capable of understanding”; understand + -able

Other words from understandable

  • un·der·stand·a·bil·i·ty, noun
  • un·der·stand·a·bly, adverb
  • non·un·der·stand·a·ble, adjective
  • un·un·der·stand·a·ble, adjective

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